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Okonjo-Iweala: WTO’s work has evolved amid political tensions

April 12, 2022 at 7:01 PM
The diplomatic and political tensions that have risen out of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has reset the negotiating table at the World Trade Organization, both functionally and substantively, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said on Tuesday – and acknowledged that the difficulties could impact the upcoming 12th ministerial conference. WTO members have used their platform at meetings in Geneva to largely condemn Russia for its attack on Ukraine while Moscow has insisted that the WTO is not the right forum for such...

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